The University Archives is the official repository for historically and culturally significant material related to the history of East Carolina University, as well as the custodian for the official records produced by the school. Our mission is to collect, preserve, and provide access to these records in accordance with accepted archival standards. Any individual may request material at our Special Collections Service Desk, located on the third floor of J.Y. Joyner Library.
Patrons who request photocopies must complete our
Reproduction Request Form.
Patrons who request scans must complete our
Digital Scan Request Form.
Patrons who wish to publish special collection materials must complete a
Request to Publish Form.
Researcher agrees to provide full citation
Audio-cassette tapes converted to digital media (CD): $9.00 per hour of tape (recorded time), plus postage.
Audio-cassette tape recordings copied onto cassette tapes: $5.00 per cassette.
Note: No additional charge for transferring files to researcher-provided media (CD, DVD, USB flash drive, USB hard drive) or e-mail as appropriate.
By reproducing collection materials for a patron, the Special Collections Department does not waive any ownership, copyright, trademark or patent right, protection or restriction that it may have or that may be retained by the donor, lender, or creator of any collection materials; nor does it grant any permission to sell, reproduce, publish, or donate any such collection materials to any other individual or organization. The patron assumes all responsibility for possible infringement of copyrights and/or literary property rights in the act of copying or in the subsequent use of the copies.
By purchasing reproductions of materials from the Special Collections Department, patrons agree to properly cite such materials, regardless of format, including the collection name and number, the Department, J.Y. Joyner Library, and East Carolina University. Persons wishing to reproduce or publish materials must make a separate request to the Head of Special Collections at the address shown below for each reproduction or publication. The Department will supply suggested citations upon request.
The Special Collections Department will respond to each request for reproduction in a timely manner.
The Special Collections Department will deliver no order before payment is received.
The Special Collections Department reserves the right to refuse requests to reproduce: